Board of Trustees

Officers

Tim Disney
Chair, CalArts Board of Trustees
Co-Founder
Uncommon Productions
Los Angeles 

James B. Lovelace
Vice Chair, CalArts Board of Trustees
Senior Vice President
Capital Research Global Investors
Los Angeles 

Jamie Alter Lynton
Vice Chair, CalArts Board of Trustees
Civic Leader
Los Angeles 

Trustees

Joan Abrahamson
President
The Jefferson Institute
Los Angeles 

David A. Bossert (Film/Video BFA 83)
Artist, Filmmaker and Author
Valencia, Calif.

Jessica Bronson
School of Art
Faculty Trustee
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, Calif.

Louise Bryson
Civic Leader
Los Angeles 

Don Cheadle (Theater BFA 86)
Actor
Los Angeles 

Paul Cronson
Managing Director
Larkspur Capital Corporation
New York 

Jonathan Dolgen
Principal
Wood River Ventures, LLC
Los Angeles 

Melissa P. Draper
Arts and Education Advocate
Atherton, Calif.

David I. Fisher
Chairman Emeritus
Capital Group International, Inc.
Los Angeles 

Rodrigo García
Film Director
Los Angeles

Thomas Gilmore
CEO
Gilmore Associates
Los Angeles

Harriett F. Gold
Civic Leader
Los Angeles 

Richard J. Grad
Global Chief Litigation Counsel
GE Aviation
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rick Haskins
Executive Vice President, Marketing and Digital Programs
The CW
Burbank, Calif.

Karen Hillenburg
Arts and Education Advocate
Los Angeles 

Charmaine Jefferson
President
Kélan Resources
Los Angeles 

David G. Johnson
Founder
Act 4 Entertainment
Santa Monica, Calif.

Jamie Kellner
Chairman
Acme Communications, Inc.
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Jill Kraus
Civic Leader
New York 

Peter Kraus 
Ex Officio, CalArts 
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
AllianceBernstein
New York 

Thomas Lloyd
Vice President
Capital Group International
Los Angeles 

Erin Lockett
Staff Trustee
Associate Registrar, Office of the Registrar
CalArts
Valencia, Calif.

Michelle Lund
President
The Sharon D. Lund Foundation
Los Angeles 

Greg McWilliams
Regional President, FivePoint Holdings
Valencia, Calif.

Andrew Millstein
President, Walt Disney Animation Studios 
Los Angeles

Michael Nock (Film/Video BFA 95, MFA 99)
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Nock and Associates
Hong Kong

Tina Perry
Executive Vice President
OWN
Los Angeles 

Ravi S. Rajan
Ex-Officio, CalArts
President
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, Calif.

Janet Rappaport
Civic Leader
Los Angeles 

Tom Rothman
Chairman
Motion Picture Group, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Los Angeles 

Araceli Ruano
Commissioner, LA County Arts Commission
Los Angeles 

Abigail Salling
Student Trustee
California Institute of the Arts
Valencia, Calif.

David L. Schiff (Music BFA 72)
Chairman
MGMT Entertainment
Beverly Hills 

John Schwerbel
Alumni Trustee
Artistic Planning Coordinator, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Walt Disney Concert Hall/Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles

Michael Skloff (Music MFA 15)
Composer
Los Angeles

Susan Steinhauser
Civic Leader
Los Angeles 

Roger Wacker
Managing Director, Wealth Management
Private Wealth Management
UBS Financial Services Inc.
Los Angeles 

Luanne C. Wells
Civic Leader
Beverly Hills 

Iwan Wirth
President
Hauser & Wirth
England, UK

Trustee Emeriti

Austin M. Beutner
Founder and Chairman, Vision To Learn
Los Angeles 

V. Shannon Clyne
Owner
CSB Private Equity
Los Angeles 

Joseph Cohen
The SwitchTV
Pacific Palisades, California
New York 

Robert J. Denison
Chairman
First Security Management
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Douglas K. Freeman
Chairman
First Foundation Advisors
Corona del Mar, Calif.

Jeffrey Katzenberg
Co-founder, WndrCo
Los Angeles

Thomas L. Lee
Former Chairman and CEO
Newhall Land and Farming Company
Valencia, Calif.

William S. Lund
Chairman
WSL Associates
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Peter Norton
Retired Computer Software Entrepreneur
New York 

Michael Pressman
Director and Executive Producer
New York 

Joseph Smith
Music Industry Veteran
Beverly Hills, Calif.